H.Res. 846: Calling on Congress to enact a new preclearance formula for the Voting Rights Act and condemning voter suppression laws enacted by States and political subdivisions.

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Sep 6, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 6, 2016

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Eleanor Norton

Delegate for the District of Columbia



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Sep 6, 2016

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H.Res. 846 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

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